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Japan's laws, attitude help recalls work better

21 December, 2014 - 06:01
In Japan, automakers achieve recall rates that automakers in North America could only dream of.

VIN switcheroo a crushing defeat for Mini Cooper

21 December, 2014 - 06:01
It won't be a merry Christmas for the Mini enthusiast who bought a classic Mini Cooper in England and had it shipped to the United States.

In Russia, all are losing, but none are leaving

21 December, 2014 - 06:01
Despite suffering heavy losses in Russia's sinking economy, global automakers say they still expect a long-term payoff from their huge investments there.

U.S. auto recalls top 60 million as response to defects shift

20 December, 2014 - 15:38
Automobile recalls surpassed the 60 million mark in the United States for the first time in a single year, largely because of the rush to prevent more deaths from defective General Motors ignition switches and Takata airbags.

Honda dealers face recall phone blitz

20 December, 2014 - 06:01
Suppliers, regulators, automakers and consumers are struggling to understand the scope and implications of a defect in Takata airbags that has led to recalls of millions of vehicles.

New Volt to get ELR's battery regeneration system

20 December, 2014 - 06:01
The second-generation Chevrolet Volt will have the driver-controlled battery regeneration system used in the Cadillac ELR.

Honda dealers face recall phone blitza

20 December, 2014 - 06:01
Suppliers, regulators, automakers and consumers are struggling to understand the scope and implications of a defect in Takata airbags that has led to recalls of millions of vehicles.

The repo man now hunts on social media

20 December, 2014 - 06:01
Social media is used for more than just keeping up with friends. It's also being used to find people who have defaulted on their auto loans.

FCA US recalls 3.3 million more vehicles with Takata airbag inflators

19 December, 2014 - 22:49
FCA US said today it will replace driver-side airbag inflators in as many as 3.3 million more older-model vehicles, in a capitulation to a demand by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

GM develops contingency plans in case Takata recalls widen

19 December, 2014 - 20:59
General Motors has developed contingency plans in case recalls of potentially lethal Takata-made airbag inflators widens, forcing the automaker to repair millions of vehicles, the company said today.

Technology winning the war on auto theft, report shows

19 December, 2014 - 20:31
Vehicle security technology and communication with law enforcement have been standing between thieves and their targets, with last year's vehicle theft rate at its lowest since 1960, a National Insurance Crime Bureau report said.

U.S. traffic fatalities fell 3% in 2013, return to record low rate

19 December, 2014 - 20:17
The number of people who died in traffic crashes fell 3 percent in the United States to 32,719 fatalities in 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today, crediting a combination of stricter regulation and advanced safety...

Nissan tops 100,000 sales in Canada for first time, gains market share

19 December, 2014 - 20:02
Nissan said its sales in Canada have reached a record-breaking 100,000 new vehicles this year.

Mercedes recalls 8,279 Sprinter vans in U.S. for possible oil leak

19 December, 2014 - 17:02
Mercedes-Benz is recalling 8,279 Sprinter vans in the United States because of a potential oil leak that would increase the risk of a fire or a stalling engine, according to documents filed by federal safety regulators.

FCA recalling Dodge Ram pickups for possible loose fastener

19 December, 2014 - 15:56
FCA US, the former Chrysler Group, is recalling almost 288,000 Dodge Ram pickup trucks globally that had been under review by federal safety regulators over complaints that a loose fastener might cause the rear axle to lock up or detach.

CarMax says Q3 net income rose 22% to $130 million

19 December, 2014 - 15:14
CarMax, the largest used-car seller in the United States, said net income surged 22 percent in its third fiscal quarter as easier credit boosted vehicle sales.

Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android, report says

19 December, 2014 - 13:51
Google is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources told Reuters, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet without even plugging in their smartphones.

Ally's six-year bailout ends after U.S. sells $1.28 billion stake

19 December, 2014 - 01:48
The Treasury disposed of its remaining $1.28 billion stake in auto lender Ally Financial, resolving the last big bailout from an emergency government program to halt the 2008 financial crisis. Ally said the government ultimately gained $2.

Ally's six-year bailout to end as U.S. sells $1.25 billion stake

19 December, 2014 - 01:48
Ally Financial said the Treasury will sell its remaining $1.25 billion stake in the auto lender, resolving one the largest bailouts from the financial crisis six years ago.

Ally's six-year bailout to end as U.S. sells $1.25 billion stake

19 December, 2014 - 01:48
Ally Financial said the Treasury will sell its remaining $1.25 billion stake in the auto lender, resolving one the largest bailouts from the financial crisis six years ago.

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